NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

 The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Barry, located about 100 miles south of the Louisiana coast.

A tropical wave located nearly 1000 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands continues to produce a small area of showers and thunderstorms. Some development of the wave is possible during the next day or so while it moves westward at 15 to 20 mph. Environmental conditions are expected to become unfavorable for development by Sunday.

* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent.

* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.


Forecaster Zelinsky